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Annual Lamar Electric Meeting Postponed

The annual Lamar Electric Member Meeting scheduled for April 18, 2020 has been postponed till a later dateWe are taking steps to protect the health and safety of our members and our employees.

Lamar Electric offices will remain open during normal business hours, using the drive thru lane.  If you are having trouble paying your electric bill due to the pandemic, please call our office during normal business hours and we will try to work out a payment plan.

Important Announcement

In an effort to better protect the health and well-being of our employees, members, and our community as a whole, Lamar Electric has temporarily closed our lobby. Payments and other business will continue during normal business hours, using the drive-thru window, and by phone.

Crews will continue working, using rotating schedules. In the event of an outage, all needed crews will be utilized. Employees will continue working at the office every day to answer your questions. Of course, you can also email us your questions at


Our office is open and handling business; but due to the growing concerns over the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are asking all members to please limit visiting our facilities as much as possible for the foreseeable future. Thank you for understanding.

There are other available options of paying your bill besides coming into the office. You can pay by phone, drive-thru, drop box, mail, online, the SmartHub app, or a recurring credit card & bank draft. If you have any questions please contact our office at 903-784-4303.

As always crews are available in the event of an outage.

2020 Government-in-Action Youth Tour Contest Winners Announced

Each year, Lamar Electric Cooperative selects two high school students to attend the Government-in-Action Youth Tour. This is an all-expenses-paid tour of Washington, D.C., which includes visiting the U.S. Capitol and meeting members of Congress. This year Lamar Electric has selected two winners: Emily Newman and Emerson Penny. Newman is a senior at Prairiland High School and Penny is a sophomore at Prairiland High School. The students submitted an essay on the topic, “What would life be like without electricity?” Many essays were submitted and only two were selected for this all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C.

To Learn More About The Government-in-Action Youth Tour, Click Here.

Emily Newman

Emerson Penny